Makers of Many Things by TAPPAN, Eva March

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Synopsis

How are friction matches made? How do rags and trees become paper? Who makes the dishes on our tables? Published in 1916, this childrens book explains the origins of everyday items in an entertaining and informative way. There are plenty of illustrations, so please feel free to read along with the online etext: Makers of Many Things. (Summary by Kara)

Episodes

  • 09 The Making of Shoes

    09 The Making of Shoes

    15/09/2016 Duration: 12min
  • 08 How the Wheels of a Watch go Around

    08 How the Wheels of a Watch go Around

    15/09/2016 Duration: 13min
  • 07 The Dishes on Our Tables

    07 The Dishes on Our Tables

    15/09/2016 Duration: 12min
  • 06 From Goose Quills to Fountain Pens and Lead Pencils

    06 From Goose Quills to Fountain Pens and Lead Pencils

    15/09/2016 Duration: 14min
  • 05 How Books are Made

    05 How Books are Made

    15/09/2016 Duration: 13min
  • 04 How Rags and Trees become Paper

    04 How Rags and Trees become Paper

    15/09/2016 Duration: 18min
  • 03 Kid Gloves

    03 "Kid" Gloves

    15/09/2016 Duration: 11min
  • 02 About India Rubber

    02 About India Rubber

    15/09/2016 Duration: 13min
  • 01 Preface and The Little Friction Match

    01 Preface and The Little Friction Match

    15/09/2016 Duration: 08min
  • 11 Silkworms and their Work

    11 Silkworms and their Work

    15/09/2016 Duration: 14min
  • 10 In the Cotton Mill

    10 In the Cotton Mill

    15/09/2016 Duration: 14min